We are moving!

We are moving to a new blog!

http://www.theknoebelhomestead.com

We are still in the process of setting everything up, but hope you will follow us there!

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Snow days…Jan 2017

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Sunday morning climbing all over mommy…oh wait, that’s every morning!

A little baking and a little school happened too

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At Home… Nov-Dec 2016

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Hank 8, Scarlett 7, Lucy 5, Ella 3, Caroline 2, Evelyn 1

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Our cute egg collector, Caroline Mercy

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She decided to take a nap

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We made dipped taper candles!

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10 new ladies arrived, and are all still doing well

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Lots of reading

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Me…every homeschool day. Seriously.

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Growing carrots was not our strong point this year…

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We’ve played a lot of games the past few weeks!  The kids are getting older and able to play more 🙂

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Christmas 2016

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Picking out our tree at Claybrooke Farm

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Lewis Ginter Gardenfest of Lights

Krispy Kreme with Paw Paw and Mimi

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The kids made garland from dried oranges, popcorn, and cranberries

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Christmas Eve Eve dinner

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Early Christmas Eve Morning

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Christmas Morning

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Christmas cookie baking

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Early November

Continuing with school work, and working to get the garden ready for winter.  Lots of sickness this past week, as well as losing our beloved dog Archie to kidney failure.

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Overcast fall days

Evelyn is 14 months now, and starting to walk with her walker, and her first well child visit post spica cast confirmed my suspicions, she’s really tall!

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Our elderberry and mulberry trees are growing well! Hoping to make elderberry syrup in the future to help during cold and flu season.

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Broccoli Raab coming up

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Preparing the garden for winter

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Sheriff’s Dept Field Trip

We took the kids on a field trip to the Louisa County Sheriff’s Dept…we got a tour of the facility, Lucy was fingerprinted, they met their bloodhound, Rizzo, and saw where the 911 calls come in.

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Virginia Beach Oct 2016

We took a few days in October with Tim’s side of the family to visit Va beach.  We also went to the aquarium, and the kids had a lot of fun!

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Ella fell right into the ocean…

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